Bucks get F Nikola Mirotic from Pelicans for 2 players

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MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Bucks announced Thursday, Feb. 7 they’ve traded Jason Smith and Stanley Johnson to the New Orleans Pelicans for forward Nikola Mirotic.

“We are thrilled to add such a talented player in Nikola Mirotic to our roster,” said Bucks General Manager Jon Horst. “He is a skilled, two-way player who fits extremely well into our system. He shoots at a high percentage from beyond the arc, rebounds and defends at his position and provides depth to our frontcourt. We thank Thon and Jason for their contributions to the Bucks and wish them well.”

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NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – JANUARY 09: Nikola Mirotic #3 of the New Orleans Pelicans looks on against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Smoothie King Center on January 09, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

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